Alicia Keys to perform at FIFA

Singer Alicia keys will perform at the opening ceremony of FIFA World Cup to be held in South Africa in June.

Published: Sun 21 Mar 2010, 8:18 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 12:46 PM

The FIFA World Cup kick-off celebration concert will open the international sports tournament the night before the first match on June 11 and will feature 12 artists, including a number of African musicians alongside mainstream pop acts, reports

Also performing at the concert are Shakira and Black Eyed Peas along with R’n’B singer John Legend, Mali’s Amadou and Mariam, Beninoise singer Angelique Kidjo, South African rock group BLK JKS, Columbian rocker Juanes, South African indie group The Parlotones, Saharan desert musicians Tinariwen, Malian singer, guitarist Vieux Farka Toure and South African artist Vusi Mahlasela.

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